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To make your vacation in Nigeria more diverse and interesting, consider visiting local national parks and reserves. For example, the Mambilla Plateau in the Taraba State is one of the most interesting mountain regions in Nigeria. It has an area of approximately 360,000 square meters. The plateau is located at an elevation of 1,600 meters above sea level. The plateau is a national reserve that is home to many species of rare animals and birds.
Abuja is the main city in Nigeria. The city celebrated its 25th anniversary as the capital of the country in 2016. There are no tensions between different religions in Abuja, and this fact … Open
An excursion to the plateau usually starts with a car ride on the narrow and winding mountain road. The road offers striking mountain views. There are several interesting trekking routes on the plateau. This is a fantastic place to admire wild nature and see several beautiful waterfalls. Mbamnga Cave is one of the major attractions of this area. Ancient people lived in this cave yet during prehistoric times. The national reserve has camping and a charming café, so tourists can easily spend several days here.
If you enjoy exploring natural attractions, do not miss an opportunity to visit the Gashaka Gumti National Park. It was established relatively not long ago, in 1991. This is the largest national park in the country. It has different landscapes, so visitors can explore the savannah, take a walk to the mountain top, and wander in the jungle to see attractions hidden among the trees. Copyright
When visiting Abuja with children, don’t forget to take them to Wonderland Amusement Park (also known as Magicland Park). This is one of the largest and most modern amusement parks in … Open
The national park is made in a peculiar way so that visitors do not harm wild nature of the region. Only selected areas are available for excursions. These areas have trails and observation platforms. Zuma Rock is a true symbol of Abuja. This is a giant stone monolith that has a height of 1,125m. An excursion in this area is sure to leave many unforgettable memories – it is possible to see many rare plants and watch birds here.
To enjoy a comfortable day out in the capital of Nigeria, consider visiting Jabi Boat Club. This club is located near the lakeshore. It offers both land-based and water amusements to its guests. Visitors can rent a boat or scooter and enjoy a ride. Jabi Boat Club is particularly popular with young people. It has a very charming feature – a cozy restaurant that is built on the water. It is open in a big and old boat. The venue is open until late at night, offering signature dishes and exotic cocktails to its guests. In the evening, the restaurant regularly offers different entertainment programs such as live music concerts and themed parties.
Start your acquaintance with Abuja landmarks with a visit to the main mosque in the city – the Abuja National Mosque. The cupola of the mosque is covered with golden paint, so the shrine … Open
If you prefer active recreation, head to Central Park, a popular paintball club. This club is open in one of the most picturesque city parks. Needless to say, this is an amazing place to visit with friends. Paintball areas are located right in the park, in the open air. After an active game, it is particularly pleasant to relax in a charming restaurant.
When you feel tired and want to rejuvenate after energetic activities, the spa is the right place to visit. The Spa at True U is a popular venue of this type in Abuja. The complex offers a range of treatments for men and women, as well as different types of massage. Visitors can pamper themselves with exclusive treatments for the body and face. The spa uses many locally produced and natural creams and masks. Besides that, there are a swimming pool, a Jacuzzi, and a gorgeous recreation area in the spa center.
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If you want to stay active even at night, pay your attention to the most popular nightclubs and discos in Abuja. Kryxtal Lounge is a loud and attractive venue. It will perfectly fit everyone who likes trendy music and dancing until dawn. The club has a large dance floor and regularly hosts performances of popular DJs and musicians. To the service of visitors, there is a bar that sells premium alcoholic drinks and original cocktails.
Colony is a stylish venue. Designer furniture and neon lighting in the main hall create an attractive view. There are also private areas and a bar. A big dance floor and interesting entertainment programs are among the advantages of this club. By the way, people of different ages enjoy visiting Colony.
Abuja is the main city in Nigeria. The city celebrated its 25th anniversary as the capital of the country in 2016. There are no tensions between different religions in Abuja, and this fact … Open
One of the most famous and popular nightclubs in Abuja, Moscow Underground has ultramodern design and state-of-art equipment. Fans of trendy music and everyone who likes unusual venues will find it very interesting to visit this club. It is important to mention the club’s bar – local barmen are true masters who make incredible cocktails in front of guests. Moscow Underground has a large dance floor and hosts various entertainment programs and shows several times a week.
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